The Big RBI Machine – Cubs 6 Reds 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine – Cubs 6 Reds 4 WP – Jeff Stevens (1-0) LP – Justin Lehr (4-2) Save – Carlos Marmol (12) The Chicago Cubs won their fourth game in a row and improved to five games above .500 behind a perfect day at the plate by Aramis Ramirez. Ramirez went 3-for-3 on […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/11/09

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine: Cubs (71-67) vs. Reds (63-77) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Rich Harden (9-8, 4.10/1.30) vs. Justin Lehr (4-1, 4.43/1.46) Eight years ago today our world changed … the CCO asks all of our […]

In a Longball State of Mind – Cubs 5 Mets 3

Game One Hundred Thirty-Four – Cubs 5 Mets 3 WP – Rich Harden (9-8) LP – Nelson Figueroa (2-4) Save – Carlos Marmol (9) The Cubs ended their two-game losing streak on the strength of three home runs … one by Aramis Ramirez and two monster shots by Derrek Lee. All five of the Cubs’ […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 09/05/09

Game One Hundred Thirty-Four: Cubs (67-66) vs. Mets (61-74) Game Time – 12:10pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 175 Location – CitiField, Flushing, New York Rich Harden (8-8, 4.19/1.29) vs. Nelson Figueroa (2-3, 4.50/1.66) Lou Piniella’s crew enters play this afternoon just a game above .500 once […]

CCO Radio…Talkin’ Cubs Before Makin’ Up with the South Side

The CCO Radio returns a day before the South Side invades the North Side for a makeup game on Thursday. The Cubs completed the final three games of the year against the Houston Astros with a 2-0 win on Wednesday afternoon behind an impressive performance by Ted Lilly … and Derrek Lee’s 27th longball of […]

A Fitting End to an Awful August – Cubs 3 Astros 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine – Cubs 3 Astros 5 WP – Roy Oswalt (8-5) LP – Rich Harden (8-8) Save – Jose Valverde (20) The Chicago Cubs began August a half game back of the Cardinals in the division and seven games over .500. After their fourth loss in seven games on this homestand, Lou […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 08/31/09

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine: Cubs (65-63) vs. Astros (62-68) Game Time – 7:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Rich Harden (8-7, 3.99/1.25) vs. Roy Oswalt (7-5, 3.86/1.21) The Cubs enter play on the final day of August ten games back in […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 08/30/09

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight: Cubs (65-62) vs. Mets (58-72) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Zambrano (7-5, 3.80/1.38) vs. Nelson Figueroa (1-3, 5.40/1.80) Can the Chicago Cubs win three in a row? The last time Lou Piniella’s […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 08/28/09

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six: Cubs (63-62) vs. Mets (58-70) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ted Lilly (9-8, 3.40/1.11) vs. Pat Misch (0-1, 4.09/1.68) Weather permitting … When this season began, none of the ‘experts‘ forecasted theses two […]

Harden and Heilman Claimed Off Waivers

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman were both claimed off waivers on Thursday. The Cubs will have until Monday to trade both players or pull them back.